May 22, 2017
Three BIG Names Set to Join Grandscape
By: Grandscape , Press Release
Las Vegas, NV (May 22, 2017) – Today, from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Convention, Grandscape’s promise of delivering premier retail and entertainment attractions took another step forward with announcement of three unique, first-to-market brands. Grandscape, located in The Colony, Texas, will soon stretch across 433 acres, bringing 3.9 million square feet of retail, residential, entertainment, hospitality and dining venues to North Dallas and the surrounding area.
Andretti: Speed, Gaming & Entertainment
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games is an unparalleled family entertainment and event destination with several attractions under one roof! The Grandscape location, set to open in 2019, will be the first in the state of Texas and will feature high speed Superkarts that go up to 35 mph. Included in their 110,000-square-foot two-story facility will be more than 120 arcade games, an indoor ropes course, professional racing simulators with VR technology, a two-level laser tag arena, custom boutique bowling and the fan favorite, the Dark Ride motion theater. After guests have experienced the wide variety of games Andretti’s has to offer, they can visit the Andretti Grill where they will be served meals made from scratch featuring special favorites like slow smoked ribs grilled on a Big Green Egg® and crisp and flavorful pizzas cooked in their special Brick Oven. Andretti’s will have a full bar serving premium selections of Andretti Wine with more than 100 HDTVs and projection screens so guests can sit back and relax while the kids play and enjoy all their favorite games!
Akira Back: Authentic Japanese Cuisine
World-renowned and award-winning chef and restaurateur Akira Back is set to open his first namesake restaurant in the United States in Grandscape. Opening in 2019 along The Waterfront, Akira Back will feature authentic Japanese cuisine prepared with a Korean accent. His restaurants feature innovative menus that embody his life and travel inspirations throughout the world. Akira Back provides a unique experience that leaves people emotionally connected to him and his restaurants while representing the root of his culture and his culinary background in every dish. “I am very excited to align myself with Mr. Warren Buffet’s organization to bring my brand and product to Grandscape and provide a culinary experience unlike any other” says Chef Akira Back. He brings new meaning to the word “International” by currently having two locations in Singapore, Jakarta and on the Las Vegas Strip. Also, with one location in Seoul and New Delhi. With future scheduled openings in Dubai, Toronto, San Diego, Hanoi, Bali and Bangkok.
Windmills Craftworks developed the unique idea of creating a space with an intellectual feel, a space for people from all age groups, including families, a place where you could soak in great Music, Books, Craft Beer and Food. First opened in September 2012, in Bangalore, India, Windmills Craftworks marries comfortable seating, a wide stage area, fresh food and handcrafted beers to create a destination that immediately feels comfortable whether you are visiting for the first time or hundredth. Topping it all off, a robust and eclectic live music programming and thousands of wonderful books makes Windmills Craftworks a truly unique and special place. Windmills will be located on The Waterfront next to Akira Back and is slated to open in 2018.